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Posted October 15, 2014 by

New grads – Make your job hunt more effective

Happy graduating woman in cap and gown celebrating on campus

Happy graduating woman in cap and gown celebrating on campus. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you’re fresh out of school you generally have a lot on your plate and a lot of plans for the future. A long, protracted job search probably isn’t a part of your plans and can be extremely frustrating.

As a new graduate it’s important you take some extra steps to stand out among candidates especially if you have no experience.

With some creativity, research and perseverance you can put yourself in a position to find gainful employment. This article will cover 3 things you can do in your job hunt to make the search and interview a little easier. (more…)

Posted October 21, 2013 by

First Time Entry Level Job Seekers, Don’t Make These 5 Rookie Mistakes

If you’re a first time entry level job seeker, you don’t want to do anything to hurt your job search.  The following post has five mistakes to avoid as a rookie job seeker.

As a university career counselor, I often meet with seniors to discuss their job search process. I’ve begun keeping a record of the most common job mistakes I see students during their search for their first professional job. Do yourself a huge favor and avoid these unfortunate job search blunders!

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Posted July 23, 2013 by

Beyond Job-Seeking Materials – 5 Rules to Follow

James B. Huntington

James B. Huntington

As of May, 11.3 million Americans were officially unemployed, and over nine million more would work if they thought their chances were better.  Many books, articles, and other writings are intended to help you get out of that group.  How can you cut through their strengths and limitations to maximize your chances of not only working, but staying employed in the years and decades to come? (more…)

Posted July 18, 2013 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Remember to Say Thank You

Growing up, you were probably taught to say thank you.  Well, if you’re interviewing for, let’s say an entry level job, remember to apply this concept.  The following post has examples of saying thank you for various interviews.

Similar to a first date that went well, you need to follow up an interview with some sort of correspondence. But what do you say and how do you say it? Assuming that you did your research about the position and the company before your interview, the thank you note is easier than you think. Here are a

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Don’t Blow it! Thank your Interviewers, all of them